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Kirsten Han

Kirsten Han is a Singaporean journalist whose work often revolves around the themes of social justice, human rights, politics and democracy. Her bylines have appeared in publications like The Guardian, Foreign Policy, Asia Times and Waging Nonviolence. As an activist, Kirsten has advocated for an end to the death penalty in Singapore, and is a founding member of abolitionist group We Believe in Second Chances.

Foong Li Mei

Foong Li Mei is a freelance journalist and infographic designer covering current affairs, consumer trends, culture, and food for publications across Asia. She runs a democracy at her home in Malaysia with her husband and an overexcited doggo – or at least that's what she likes them to think.
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Tuan Nini

Tuan Nini is a Malaysian illustrator residing in Bucharest, Romania where she studied painting at the National University of Fine Arts. Nini is fortunate to work on a diverse range of projects, from advertising to film production, though drawing for social issues and food remain close to her heart. Find her work at www.tuannini.com or instagram.com/tuannini.

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